Allegheny County Reports 180 More COVID-19 Cases, 7 Hospitalizations

An additional death is also being contributed to coronavirus

Andrew Limberg
July 10, 2020 - 11:14 am

    Related: UPMC Says COVID-19 Not As Severe As Cases Rise

    PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – The number of COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County Continue to be relatively high for the area.

    On Friday, 180 new cases are being reported for a total of 4,547 since the first case was reported on March 14. That is 22 more than reported on Thursday.

    The ages of the new cases range from 2 years old to 91 with 38 being the median age.

    The 180 cases come from 1,743 tests.

    Those tests were conducted from June 24 through July 9.

    Seven new hospitalizations are being reported, five less than on Thursday

    The total number that have been hospitalized past or present is 450.

    One additional death is being reported. The total who has died as a result of coronavirus is 197 with 185 confirmed and 12 probable. The latest death was recorded on July 2. 84 is the median age of those that have died.

     “Wearing masks, washing your hands and maintaining physical distance from others is absolutely essential to keep our community safe – now more than ever,” the Allegheny County Health Department said in a statement. “Please limit travel and errands to only those that are necessary and take the appropriate steps to protect those around you. Your vigilance can allow us to keep our businesses open and continue to support the economy.”

    The Allegheny County Health Department has a digital map that can be used to follow the positive cases and their locations and densities across the county.

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